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squit

/ (skwɪt) /
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noun British slang

an insignificant person
nonsense; rubbish

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On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.
C19: dialectal variant of squirt
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  • I'm all ready for another tussle with those—what do you call 'em—squid—squit—good Lord!

    The Rise of Roscoe Paine|Joseph C. Lincoln
  • He says you don't say squit at Eton and you say Metutors not My tutors.

    Lost Diaries|Maurice Baring
  • "Squit yer sojer foolins, Ben, and leave me pass," came from the well known voice of Serlizer.

    Two Knapsacks|John Campbell
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